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weather deck

[′weth·ər ‚dek]
(naval architecture)
The uppermost deck of a ship.
Any deck that does not have overhead protection from the weather.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Cargo should be screened, and old and towed second-hand vehicles in particular should be carefully checked before being allowed on board." A policy on reefer units also needs to be available, and these units should, if possible, be placed in dedicated areas such as weather decks, and monitored by CCTV (closed-circuit television).
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As the InSurv inspector came down from the 03-level weather decks, he turned and said, "You know, these lines are pretty nice, especially considering they were made by a bunch of cryppies!" Nothing could have made us happier.
I am also on sea and anchor detail, stand watch on the weather decks as a gunner's mate and I'm part of the damage control team.
As our ship closed the contact's position, we provided information on its course and speed, along with any activity we saw on the weather decks. Once mom was within a couple of miles, she began the query process over bridge-to-bridge radio.
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